Sustainability Education Resources

Sustainability Education Resources

Climate Change, Climate Justice + Sustainability lesson plans and supporting resources:



Environmental + Sustainability Education Organizations + Publications


Educator Professional Development: Workshops + Support


California and Bay Area Sustainabilty Initiatives


Other Environmental + Sustainability Education Resources

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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Understanding Climate Change
A People's Curriculum for the Earth
Extreme Weather and what to do about it
Green Teacher magazine
Project Learning Tree Environmental Education Guide
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The EverGreen Twins Activity Book
The Story of Stuff

California Education and the Environment Initiative

California Education and the Environment Initiative is free, state-sponsored K-12 curriculum that teaches science and history-social science standards through an environmental lens.

Facing the Future: Global Sustainability Curriculum

K-12 standards-aligned curriculum on global sustainability.

Facing the Future: Global Sustainability Curriculum

Cal-Adapt: California Climate Change Tools

Cal-Adapt has been designed to provide access the wealth of data and information that has been, and continues to be, produced by the State’s scientific and research community.  The data available in this site offer a view of how climate change might affect California at the local level. Here you can work with visualization tools, access data, and participate in community sharing to contribute your own knowledge.

Recent Earthquakes: Teachable Moments

IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) offers this wonderful resource on earthquake education. When a major earthquake occurs, IRIS uploads a PowerPoint and a PDF with photos, maps, and explanations about the tectonic setting and the earthquake itself. Connect your lesson to the broader world using these presentations! Also available en Español.

IRIS Recent Earthquakes: Teachable Moments